Thyroid Events

Upcoming Webinars


April 16, 2023

1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Rethinking Hypothyroidism

Dr. Antonio Bianco is a professor of medicine and a member of the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition at the University of Chicago, where he runs a laboratory funded by the National Institutes of Health to study thyroid hormones. Bianco is also a former president of the American Thyroid Association.” Dr. Bianco has written a book entitled, “Rethinking Hypothyroidism: Why Treatment Must Change and What Patients Can Do”. Dr. Bianco will discuss his book and his research, followed by a Question & Answer session.

Registration to follow.


Dr. Antonio C. Bianco


April 30, 2023

1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Webinar – Hashimoto’s Disease

Dr. Franco Lopez is an Endocrinology fellow at Western University in London, Ontario. He completed his medical school at the University of Ottawa, and his internal medicine training at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He has an interest in general Endocrinology, in particular Thyroid and Adrenal diseases. He is also interested in Medical Education and Health Advocacy, which are important in a field of chronic disease such as Endocrinology.

Registration to follow.

Dr. Hernan Franco Lopez


May 21, 2023

1:002:30 pm ET


Dr Jesse Pasternak is an endocrine surgeon specializing in the surgical management of thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal tumors.  After obtaining his undergraduate degree at McGill University, he completed his medical school and residency at McMaster University in Hamilton.  He then moved to San Francisco, California where he trained as an Orlo Clark Fellow in Endocrine Surgery and Oncology at UCSF. Dr Pasternak also completed a master’s degree (MPH) at Harvard University with a focus in epidemiology.  As a surgeon at the University Health Network, his clinical focus is minimally invasive endocrine surgery. As a researcher, he studies clinical endocrine surgery and health outcomes.

Dr. Pasternak will give a presentation, followed by a Question & Answer session. This event is open to the public free of charge.

Registration to follow

Dr. Jesse Pasternak


May 28, 2023

1:002:30 pm ET

Thyroid Cancer Patient Panel

Dr. Veena Agrawal is a clinical endocrinologist and an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba. She is cross-appointed to CancerCare Manitoba, where she serves as Chair of the Thyroid/Endocrine Disease Site Group. She completed postgraduate residencies at the University of Manitoba and the University of Alberta, and a Thyroid Cancer Fellowship at the University of Colorado.

Patients will relate their experiences with thyroid cancer. Dr. Agrawal will provide comments on each experience, followed by a Question and Answer period.

Registration to follow.

Dr. Veena Agrawal

Other Thyroid Events

May 25, 2023

May 25-31, 2023

World Thyroid Day

International Thyroid Awareness Week

Thyroid Federation International (TFI) takes great pleasure in announcing the topic for the 15th International Thyroid Awareness Week (25-31 May 2023): “Thyroid and Genetics”. This is a broad topic in its scope and applies to all forms of thyroid issues i.e., Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Thyroid Cancer, Graves’, Hashimoto’s, or any rare disease in the thyroid field.

June 1-31, 2023

June is Thyroid Month in Canada

Help spread awareness of Thyroid Disease in June!

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